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10. Description of the construction, furniture, and fit-
tings of the boat, and the several cabins thereof, as regards
the following details, viz. :-
e. Whether each cabin is clean, in good repair,

weatherproof, and capable of being kept dry and

clean ...
1. What means are provided in each cabin for the

removal of foul and the admission of fresh air,
exclusive of the door or doors, and of any opening

therein ..
c. What provision is made in respect of lockers, cup-

boards, and shelves in the boat
d. What provision is made for sleeping accommodation

in each cabin
6. If the boat be a “narrow" boat;-whether every

cabin intended to be used as a dwelling is so con-
structed or fitted that there shall be no locker or
cupboard obstructing the free passage from the
door to the bulkhead, and no shut-up cupboard
above the cross-bed on more than one side of the

cabin...
f. Whether each or either cabin contains a stove and

chimney of suitable construction and situation

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g. If the boat be intended to be used for the convey-)

ance of any foul or offensive cargo ;-whether
there are, between the space to be occupied by
such cargo, and the interior of each cabin intended
to be used as a dwelling, two bulkheads of sub-
stantial construction, of which that one next ad-
joining the space to be occupied by the cargo shall
be water-tight, and which shall be separated by a
space not less in any part than four inches, and
open throughout to the external air, and furnished

with a pump for the removal of any liquid from h. Whether the boat is furnished with a suitable cask

or other appropriate vessel or receptacle of suffi-
cient capacity for the storage of not less than
three gallons of water for drinking

such space

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General Observations as to the Fitness of the Boat for Registration as a Dwelling.

Dated this

day of

18

Eramining Officer.

If the boat is owned by a partnership firm, or by a company or association, corporate or unincorporate, state the name of the firm, company, or association, and their principal office or place of business.

+ Here state which of the following rules has been adopted in determining the internal dimensions and cubical capacity of the cabin or cabins; distinguishing in each case, where necessary, the rate of deduction. RULE A. (for “Wide" Boats). Measure:

The height from the floor to the roof in the middle of the cabin.
The length from the bulkhead to the door of the opposite cupboard.

The width across the cabin at the bulkhead.
The product of the height, length, and width thus measured will represent, for the
purpose of this rule, both the gross and the net cubical capacity or free air space.
RULE B. (for “Narrow” Boats).
Measure:

The height from the floor to the roof in the middle of the cabin.
The length from the bulkhead to the end of the cabin at the side of the doorway.

The greatest width from side to side of the boat at the bulkhead. The product of the height, length, and greatest width thus measured will represent the gross cubical capacity of the cabin.

To obtain the net cubical capacity or free air space of the cabin, deduction from the gross cubical capacity should be made in accordance with the following directions :1. If the cabin have only the following shut-up cupboards or lockers, viz.: a table

cupboard, a side bed-locker or cupboard, à cross bed-locker or lockers, and a cupboard above the cross-bed

(a) If the height of the cabin be not less than five feet, deduct one-fifth.

() If the height of the cabin be less than five feet, deduct one-fourth. 2. If the cabin have only the following shut-up cupboards or lockers, viz. : a table

cupboard, a cross bed-locker or lockers, and a cupboard above the cross-bed

(a) If the height of the cabin be not less than five feet, deduct one-sixth.

(6) If the height of the cabin be less than five feet, deduct one-eighth. 3. If the cabin have only the following shut-up cupboards or lockers, viz.: a table

cupboard and a cupboard above the cross-bed-
(a) If the height of the cabin be not less than five feet, deduct one-tenth.
b) If the height of the cabin be less than five feet, deduct one-twelfth.

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FORM B.

Register of Canal Boats.

Registration Authority. 1. Registration number of the boat 2. Name of the boat, or if there be no name, the number 3. Christian name, surname, and address of owner* 4. Christian name and surname of master

5. Route along which the boat is accustomed or intended to ply

6. Nature of the traffic in which the boat is accustomed
or intended to be employed
7. Mode of propulsion;

and whether a “wide” or “narrow" boat;
and whether to be used as a “fly" boat worked

by shifts
8. Number of cabins in the boat...
9. Dimensions and cubical capacity of the cabin or
cabins:-
Rule of measurement and of deduction adopted :-+

ft. in. Height

Length

Width

After Cabin ..

Gross cubical

capacity

Net

cubical capacity or free airspace

Height

Length

Width

Fore Cabin

Gross cubical

capacity

Net cubical

capacity or
free airspace)

10. Date of application for registration
11. Date of examination by officer of authority
12. Date of registration

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13. Place to which the boat is registered as belonging, for the purposes of the Elementary Education Acts

(This must be some place which is either a School District, or is part of a School District, and is situate wholly or partly within the jurisdiction of the Registra

tion Authority : See 40 f 41 V'ict. c. 60, s. 7.) 14. Maximum number of persons for which the boat is registered, subject to the conditions prescribed with regard to the separation of the sexes

[Notr. In the case of a boat built after the 30th of June, 1878, three children under the age of twelve years

As a "fly" boat may be reckoned, as regards the minimum of free air

worked by shifts y persons. space, as equivalent to tuo persons above the age of twelve Otherwise than as a "fly" years. In the case of a boat built prior to the 30th of boatJune, 1878, tuo children under the age of twelve years

In after cabin .. persons,

In fore cabin... persons. may be reckoned as equivalent to one person above the age

of twelve years (see Art. Sa of the Order).] 15. Observations

16. Initials of clerk or chairman of sanitary authority acting as the registration authority

* If the boat is owned by a partnership firm, or by a company or association, corporate or unincorporate, state the name of the firm, company, or association, and their principal office or place of business.

Here state whether Rule A or Rule B [see note to the Form A of Examining Officer's Report] has been adopted in the measurement of the cabin or cabins ;—distinguishing in each case, where necessary, the rate of deduction.

FORM C. Certificate of Registration of a Canal Boat under the Canal Boats Act, 1877. Registratiboa dumber}

Registration Authority. of . WHEREAS application has been made to us, the* acting as the registration authority under the Canal Boats Act, 1877, to register as a dwelling a canal boat, of whicht of is the owner, and which is accustomed or intended to ply [as a fly boat worked by shifts:) on the canal whereon the said district abuts ;

And whereas we have ascertained that the said boat conforms to the conditions of registration provided by the regulations of the local government board for the number of persons allowed by the said regulations to dwell therein ;

Now we, the said* acting as the registration authority, do hereby certify as follows, that is to say :

1. That the boat named whereoft of is the owner, has been duly registered as a dwelling :

2. That the place to which the said boat has been registered as belonging, for the purposes of the Elementary Education Acts, is

3. That the number with which, in pursuance of the statutory provision in that behalf, the said boat is required to be numbered is

4. That the distinctive mark or marks with which we require the said boat to be marked is or are

5. That in accordance with the provisions contained in the subjoined article of an
order of the local government board dated the twentieth day of March, one thousand
eight hundred and seventy-eight, the maximum number of persons for which the said
boat is registered as a dwelling, is as follows :-
As a fly boat worked by shifts

Persons.
Otherwise than as a fly boat-
In after cabin...

Persons.
In fore cabin

Persons.

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The Article before referred to is as follows : – For the purpose of fixing the number, age, and sex of the persons who may be allowed to dwell in a canal boat, which conforms to the conditions of registration provided by these regulations, and which shall in pursuance of the statutory provision in that behalf, have been registered as a dwelling, the following rules shall apply(a) Subject to the conditions hereinafter prescribed with respect to the separation of

the sexes, the number of persons who may be allowed to dwell in the boat shall be such that in the cabin or cabins of the boat there shall be not less than 60 cubic feet of free air space for each person above the age of 12 years, and not less than 40 cubic feet of free air space for each child under the age of 12 years :

Provided that in the case of a boat built prior to the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight, the free air space for each child under the age of 12 years shall be deemed sufficient if it is not less than 30 cubic feet.

Provided also, that in the case of a boat registered as a "fly" boat, and worked by shifts, by four persons above the age of 12 years, there shall be not less than 180 cubic feet of free air space in any cabin occupied as a sleeping

place by any two of such persons at one and the same time. (b) A cabin occupied as a sleeping place by a husband and wife shall not, at any

time while in such occupation, be occupied as a sleeping place by any other person of the female sex above the age of 12 years, or by any other person of the male sex above the age of 14 years :

Provided that in the case of a boat built prior to the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight, a cabin occupied as a sleeping place by a husband and wife may be occupied by one other person of the malo sex above the age of fourteen years, subject to the following conditionsi. That the cabin be not occupied as a sleeping place by any other person

than those above mentioned: ü. That the part of the cabin which may be used as a sleeping place by the

husband and wife shall, at all times, while in actual use, be effectually separated from the part used as a sleeping place by the other occupant of the cabin by means of a sliding or otherwise moveable screen or partition of wood or other solid material, so constructed or placed as to provide for

efficient ventilation. (C) A cabin occupied as a sleeping place by a person of the male sex above the age of

14 years shall not, at any time, be occupied as a sleeping place by a person of the female sex above the age of 12 years, unless she be the wife of the male occupant, or of one of the male occupants in any case within the proviso to

rule (b). Giren at *under the common seal of the acting as the registration authority, this

day of in the year one thousand eight hundred and

Clerk to the

• Here insert the description of the sanitary authority and the name of their district. * If the boat is owned by a partnership firm, or by a company or association, corporate or unincorporate, state the name of the firm, company, or association, and their principal office or place of business.

If it is not a fly boat, strike out these words.
Or “ numbered,” if the boat be not named.

Or where the authority have no common seal, substitute "under the hand of three members of the

Given under the seal of office of the local government board, this twentieth day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight

G. SCLATER-BOOTH, President. Thos. Salt, Secretary.

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